Antonia Abbey, Causes of Sexual Aggression: A view from Psychology

abbey-1-jpgAntonia Abbey is Professor and Area Chair of Cognitive, Developmental and Social Psychology at Wayne State University, where she runs the Social Perceptions and Health Lab. Her research applies social psychological theory and research to health issues, including long-standing interests in understanding and preventing violence against women and in the relationship between alcohol and sexual assault. She is the author of over 100 journal articles and book chapters, has served on numerous scientific panels, and consults to the Department of Defense on their Sexual Assault Prevention Strategy, released in 2014.

Dr. Abbey’s public lecture will be held Friday, September 23, 3:30-5:00 in 125 Minor Hall, at the University of Virginia.

Her website is here.